Elbasan Tourism, Albania

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The District of Elbasan (Albanian: Rrethi i Elbasanit) is one of the thirty-six districts of Albania, part of Elbasan County. It has a population of 224,689 (2010 estimate), and an area of 1,372 km². It is in the centre of the country, and its capital is Elbasan. The district consists of the following municipalities: * Belsh * Bradashesh * Cërrik * Elbasan * Fierzë * Funarë * Gjergjan * Gjinar * Gostimë * Gracen * Grekan * Kajan * Klos * Labinot-Fushë * Labinot-Mal * Mollas * Papër * Rrasë * Shalës * Shirgjan * Shushicë * Tregan * Zavalinë


Elbasan is a city which is located in central Albania. It falls alongside the banks of the Shkumbin River. Elbasan is one of the few large cities in Albania. Pre World War I it housed a few medieval buildings and mosques with cobbled streets and markets called Bazar. This town witnessed Catholic population after quite some time and therefore its architecture is a mixture of Medieval Buildings and Modern Style Architecture. 

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Facts and Stats for Elbasan*

  • Pollution Statistics in Elbasan

    Know the pollution level of Elbasan before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 73.89 (High)
    • Water Pollution 66.88 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 52.5 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 63.69 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 63.41 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 66.07 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 66.86 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 60.12 (High)
  • Elbasan: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Elbasan for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Elbasan.

    • Burglary and Theft 36.72 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 41.02 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 43.36 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 80.74 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 38.67 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 38.67 (Low)
    • Attacks 30.47 (Low)
    • Drug offense 49.22 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 79.76 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 55.16 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 33.33 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 14.06 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 41.8 (Moderate)
  • Living in Elbasan - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Elbasan is 96.16 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 59.05 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 86.28 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 79.58 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 46.56 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 39.42 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 51.13 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 17.36 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 37.62 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Elbasan

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Elbasan

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.22 USD
    • International Movie per seat 4.78 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 40.02 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 82.76 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 54.48 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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